Multi-Residential Zero Net Energy

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Multi-Residential Zero Net Energy

Multi-Residential Zero Net Energy

This five-unit residential building has already achieved the first LEED Platinum designation within the city of Davis, and performed as carbonless Zero Net Energy Positive for both of its first two years of operation.

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The wholesale market value of dispatchable efficiency for commercial air conditioning

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Research & Data | Comments Off on The wholesale market value of dispatchable efficiency for commercial air conditioning

The wholesale market value of dispatchable efficiency for commercial air conditioning

The working paper develops an argument for how demand reduction from air conditioner efficiency ought to be compensated on the wholesale electricity market, and envisions business strategies that could use dispatchable air conditioner efficiency as a substantial peak demand reduction measure.

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ICI Expands Operations and Develops Enhanced Monitoring and Controls Internet Dashboard

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Press Releases | Comments Off on ICI Expands Operations and Develops Enhanced Monitoring and Controls Internet Dashboard

ICI Expands Operations and Develops Enhanced Monitoring and Controls Internet Dashboard

Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, CA to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, CA. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations. The current campaign with Walmart takes DualCool efficiency, maintenance, and ease of use to a whole new level with monitoring and controls. For this program, ICI added remote monitoring and control technology with a web-based (dashboard) platform viewable from any browser, smartphone, or tablet.

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WCEC – DualCool® Case Study: Palmdale

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016 in Case Study | Comments Off on WCEC – DualCool® Case Study: Palmdale

WCEC – DualCool® Case Study: Palmdale

View Case Study as a PDF (1.6MB) View Case Study in a slider   FIELD RESULTS: DUAL-EVAPORATIVE PRE-COOLING RETROFIT HVAC Energy Efficiency Case Study The Western Cooling Efficiency Center tested the DualCool®, dual evaporative pre-cooler retrofit for rooftop units (RTUs). 13 RTUs on a big box store in Palmdale CA were retrofitted with the solution. This case study highlights the results from measurements of 4 of these systems observed over a 12-month period from October 2012-October 2013. The results presented here reflect...

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PG&E Lab Tests Highlight DualCool® Performance

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Research & Data | Comments Off on PG&E Lab Tests Highlight DualCool® Performance

PG&E Lab Tests Highlight DualCool® Performance

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The research conducted for this project directly supports the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan goals to accelerate marketplace penetration of climate appropriate air conditioning technologies. The work was executed by PG&E Applied Technology Services, with leadership, vision, project management, and funding provided by the PG&E Emerging Technologies program. This report records results of a detailed laboratory evaluation of several enhancements that can be made to an operational rooftop unitary air conditioner (RTU).

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